Pinky Swear Foundation

Helping kids with cancer and their families with financial and emotional support.

Before nine-year-old Mitch Chepokas died from cancer, his dad made a pinky swear promise with him to continue to help children with cancer and their families by providing immediate needs support and unique family programs.

Families supported in 2022
in direct financial support was given to families in 2022
of children served are 10 or younger


2022 Budget
76%Program Spend
7%Management Spend
17%Fundraising Spend


Orange Envelope

It can be hard to know where to turn first when your child is diagnosed with cancer. Pinky Swear understands the uncertainty and can help a family with immediate support. We are here with a virtual ‘hug’ delivered right to their mailbox in an orange envelope.

All-Star Fund

The Pinky Swear Foundation uses the phrase “All-Star” to describe every child battling cancer they support. The All-Star Fund helps support kids and their families with the unexpected expenses they face throughout their journey of battling cancer.

Pinky Swear Pantry

It’s hard to leave your child’s side when they’re hospitalized, not to mention that lengthy stays can be challenging for families in many ways. With support of Pinky Swear Pantry, numerous on-site hospital food pantries, families can stay near their sick child as well as ease the financial cost of food for single-day and extended-stay treatments.

All-Star Experiences

Through the generosity of our partners, we are able to provide All-Star Experiences, allowing families to take a break from the hospital and the daily stress and worry that go along with having a child with cancer.

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